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Political Firestorm Flares As Sequestration Looms

  • Aired: 08/03/2012
  • 06:44
  • Rating: E
Should Congress fail to pass a deficit reduction plan by the end of the year, the 2011 Budget Control Act will trigger budget cuts of $1.2 trillion, evenly split between defense and non-defense spending. The result has been a political brawl on the campaign trail and between the political parties. Margaret Warner reports.
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